Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017

  • Isolation and Characterization of Indole Acetic Acid Producing Halophilic Bacteria from Salt Affected Soil of Rice–Shrimp Farming System in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

    Nguyen Khoi Nghia, Tran Thi My Tien, Nguyen Thi Kieu Oanh, Nguyen Hoang Kim Nuong

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 69-77
    Received: Apr. 04, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 13, 2017
    Published: May 17, 2017
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    Abstract: The main aim of this study was to deal with isolation, characterization and identification IAA producing bacteria from paddy rice cultivated soil samples collected in rice–shrimp farming system in salt affected areas of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Fifteen soil samples collected from the rice crop in the rice-shrimp farming system of 5 different pr... Show More
  • Studies on Fish Diversity and Need for Their Conservation of Singhiya River, Morang District, Eastern Nepal

    Shiva Narayan Yadav

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 78-81
    Received: Apr. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 14, 2017
    Published: Jun. 14, 2017
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    Abstract: In the present study, twenty six species of fishes were recorded from Singhiya river, Morang district, Nepal during January to August (2016). The population present status of important fish species such as Gagata cenia and Lepidocephalus guntea was found to be threatened. Macrognathus pancalus and Mystus bleekeri was to be vulnerable and Glossogobi... Show More
  • Impact of Land Use and Agrochemicals on Quality Potential of Wetland Soils of Odeda Farm Institute, Eweje, Ogun State, Nigeria

    Osinuga Olufemi Adewale, Oyegoke Clara Olabisi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 82-88
    Received: Apr. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2017
    Published: Jun. 27, 2017
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    Abstract: A study was conducted to examine the impact of land use and agrochemicals on wetland soil quality of Odeda Farm Institute, Eweje, Ogun State, Nigeria. The land use types studied were maize, plantain, rice, vegetable, and fallow. Five profile pits were dug, four at agrochemicals applied fields and one at fallow field as control. The results showed t... Show More
  • Effects of Two Types of Fertilizer and Arbuscular Mycorrhiza on Damping off Disease (Macrophomina phaseolina) of Cowpea (Vigna uniguiculata L. Walp)

    Oluwafolake A. Akinbode, Omolola C. Ayeni

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 89-93
    Received: Jun. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2015
    Published: Jul. 04, 2017
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    Abstract: A screen house experiment was carried out to determine the effect of organic fertilizer, compost, inorganic fertilizer, and single super phosphate and Arbuscular mycorrhiza on damping-off disease of cowpea. The experimental design used was completely randomized design (CRD). There were fifteen treatments which were replicated three times. 2g of Mac... Show More
  • The Use of Micro-Biological Agents at Different Pairing Times in the Control of Fusarium verticillioides Pathogen of Maize (Zea mays)

    Oluwafolake Akinbode, Feranmi Owolade, Babatunde Ikotun, Clement Odebode

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 94-101
    Received: Jun. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2015
    Published: Jul. 04, 2017
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    Abstract: Fusarium verticillioides is a widely distributed mitosporic pathogen of maize, able to cause corn seedling blight, root rot, stalk rot and kernel or ear rot. Synthetic fungicides and some crop management practices are also not advisable in the control of this pathogen because chemical fungicide result in environmental pollution or hazards. Antagoni... Show More